Pursuant to section 17G(4) of the Trade (Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties) Act 1988 (“Act”) the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (“Minister”) gives the following notice.
On 28 January 2021:
Pursuant to section 17F of the Act the chief executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (“chief executive”) completed full review stage 1, and found that the continued imposition of anti-dumping duty on the goods described in Schedule 1 is necessary to offset dumping; and that material injury to an industry would be likely to continue or recur if the duty expired or were otherwise removed or varied.
On 28 January 2021:
Pursuant to section 17G(1) of the Act the Minister determined that the continued imposition of anti-dumping duty is necessary to offset dumping and that material injury to an industry would be likely to recur if the duty expired or were otherwise removed or varied (affirmative determination).
Pursuant to section 17G(2)(a) of the Act, having made an affirmative determination under section 17G(1), the Minister determined the rate of anti-dumping duty that will form the basis for full review stage 2, applicable to the goods described in Schedule 1 of this notice on the basis set out in Schedule 2.
Pursuant to section 17G(2)(b) of the Act, the Minister directed the chief executive to immediately start full review stage 2 in accordance with sections 17H and 17I of the Act.
Goods Subject to Review
Country of Origin
Description of Goods
The subject goods that this notice applies to are described as:
Peaches (halves, slices or pieces) packed in retail size cans.
The goods are currently classified under Tariff Item 2008.70.09 and Statistical Key 00L, which classification is provided for convenience and New Zealand Customs Service purposes only, the written description being dispositive.
Amount of Anti-dumping Duty
The rate of anti-dumping duty to form the basis for full review stage 2 in respect of the subject goods imported or intended to be imported into New Zealand shall be the rate listed below, calculated as a percentage of the declared New Zealand Customs value for duty of the subject goods.
|All suppliers||All subject goods||34%|
Dated at Dunedin this 28th day of January 2021.
Hon Dr DAVID CLARK, Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
Note: A copy of the non-confidential version of the Final Report, which contains details of the investigation and the conclusions reached, is available on the website of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment: www.mbie.govt.nz/business-and-employment/business/trade-and-tariffs/trade-remedies/trade-remedy-investigations/.